The Jewish Federation of Omaha is charged with administering the allocation and distribution of financial assistance funds entrusted to the community for the benefit of Omaha's Jewish community. This duty includes the guarantee of confidentiality to the applicants and their families in conjunction with the diligent stewardship of community funds. On an annual basis, the community allocates dollars for financial assistance. Award decisions are based on the financial need of applicants, the number of requests, and the amount of funds available. All financial aid awards require an annual application. THE CURRENT YEAR APPLICATION
To apply for Jewish Family Service financial assistance or reduced Jewish Community Center membership fees, please complete the attached application. Along with the application please use the checklist on page 2 to ensure you have attached all required documentation. Any missing information will delay the application process and the ability to make a decision on your behalf. Your completed application and all documentation is then to be placed in a secure envelope. Your application should then be submitted to Linda Cogen c/o Jewish Family Service and can be submitted at any time throughout the year. Applications for reduced JCCmembership fees for current JCC members should be submitted by January 1, 2022. Information is reviewed by the Financial Assistance Council and assistance will be determined within two weeks of receipt of complete information. You will receive notification in the mail of an award or denial. If you have any questions regarding this application and reduced JCC membership or JFS assistance, please contact Linda Cogen at (402)334-6493 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for financial aid is provided through the Annual Campaign of the Jewish Federation of Omaha, endowment funds of the Jewish Federation of Omaha Foundation and other grant entities.